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Jacobian

/dʒəˈkəʊbɪən/
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(maths) a function from n equations in n variables whose value at any point is the n x n determinant of the partial derivatives of those equations evaluated at that point
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named after Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804–51), German mathematician.
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